Allison Benis White



Allison Benis White is the author of Please Bury Me in This, winner of the UNT Rilke Prize and a Foreword INDIE Book of the Year Award, and Small Porcelain Head, selected by Claudia Rankine for the Levis Prize in Poetry, and named a finalist for the PEN Center USA Literary Award and the California Book Award. Her first book, Self-Portrait with Crayon, received the Cleveland State University Poetry Center Book Prize. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The American Poetry Review, New England Review, Ploughshares, 2017 Pushcart Prize XLI: Best of the Small Presses, and elsewhere. She has received honors and awards from the San Francisco Foundation, the Academy of American Poets, and Poets & Writers magazine. She is an associate professor in the Department of Creative Writing at the University of California, Riverside.

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